The annual Radiological Society of North America’s Annual meeting is the world’s largest medical imaging forum. With the COVID-19 pandemic at our backs, strong attendance numbers are fueling the excitement for what’s widely considered the “Superbowl” of tradeshows within the radiology space – RSNA 2022.

With so much to do and see, Chicago RSNA can be overwhelming. RSNA week includes many incredible exhibits, workshops, and speakers, and if you’re not prepared ahead of time, you might miss an incredibly valuable opportunity to make connections that can build your practice or career.

Everything You Need To Know About Chicago RSNA 2022

Attending this year’s convention? If you don’t know where to start, we’re here to help. As Chicago RSNA veterans (15 years and counting!), we’ve compiled a list of some of the top must-see and must-do events taking place at RSNA 2022

Whatever you decide to do, we hope you make the most of your experience.

When Is RSNA 2022?

This year’s RSNA 2022 conference runs from November 27 through December 1, 2022, at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

The venue, located in the heart of Downtown Chicago, is home to hundreds of large-scale trade shows throughout the year. 

What To Expect at RSNA 2022

Industry leaders and radiology professionals from incredibly diverse backgrounds are gearing up for an enriching week of educational and professional development. 

As you might know, RSNA’s annual meeting has a different theme each year. This year’s theme centers around empowering patients and radiology’s role at the center of patient care; a theme that resonates deeply with our mission at AbbaDox.

The RSNA 2022 schedule is packed with:

  • Distinguished keynote speakers and industry leaders
  • Hands-on educational labs
  • Technical exhibits
  • AI education sessions
  • Fun and challenging games
  • Social and networking events

Is RSNA 2022 Virtual?

Yes! This year’s event will still offer a hybrid approach, so anyone can easily attend the RSNA 2022 annual meeting. In fact, virtual access to nearly 100% of the conference programming will be available until May 2023. 

Now that you know what to expect, here is our recommendation for how to make the most of your time at RSNA 2022.

5 Things to See and Do at RSNA 2022

There are countless events going on at RSNA. Here are some of the ones you shouldn’t miss! 

Attend RSNA’s Sessions and Panels 

This year’s lineup for seminars features a wide array of established keynote speakers. Attendees can attend plenary and special sessions both aimed at furthering the conversation around radiology and patient care.

Some of the special sessions include: 

  • Medicare and U.S. Healthcare Policy: A National Conversation
  • Fast 5 (5 speakers present 5 non-clinical topics in 5 minutes)
  • Building Connections Across the Americas: Addressing Access to Radiology

To see the full program, please refer to the RSNA 2022 annual meeting website. 

Make New Connections and Find New Strategic Partners at the RSNA Exhibition

In between sessions, be sure to book an appointment (or a few!) and head to the RSNA exhibition floor. Get a firsthand look into the cutting-edge technical innovation happening within the field of radiology. RSNA Assistant Executive Director of Meetings & Exhibition Services, John P. Jaworski, CEM, confirmed that there will be more than 600 exhibitors at RSNA 2022, making it even larger than last year’s meeting.

While you’re making your plans, be sure to include a stop at the AbbaDox booth 6344 in your itinerary. You’ll demo solutions to your most frustrating pain points and discover new ways to grow your practice while simplifying your operations. (Plus, we’re giving away cool gear that you won’t want to miss out on!)

Take a Team Selfie at The Bean During RSNA Week

No trip to Chicago would be complete without a selfie at the bean. The Bean, a piece of public art by Anish Kapoor, was unveiled in 2004 and offers tourists a unique opportunity to capture the Chicago skyline and your reflection. Grab a group of conference guests or colleagues and take the 10-minute ride to the city’s most famous tourist photo op. 

Remember to tag your photos on social media with #RSNA22!

Attend the RSNA 2022 Chicago Rooftop Party

On Monday night of RSNA week, unwind with your colleagues at a special rooftop cocktail party sponsored by AbbaDox and ImagineSoftware. Good cocktails, good food, and good conversations – guaranteed! The event will take place 22 floors up at the VU Rooftop Terrace in the Hiltons at McCormick Place. Reserve your spot on the guest list here: 

Indulge in The Windy City’s Top Dining Spots

There is no shortage of fantastic dining in the downtown Chicago area. After a day of sessions and technical exhibits, you’ll certainly work up an appetite. Whether you’re looking for Italian, French, American, or international cuisine, there’s something for everyone in Chi Town. Here are some of our top picks:

  • Ralph Lauren Restaurant
  • Lou Malnati’s
  • Alinea
  • Cindy’s Rooftop
  • Virgin Rooftop
  • Chicago Cut
  • Loyalist

Ready for Chicago RSNA 2022? We’ll See You There

At AbbaDox, the patient journey has always been at the core of our solutions. We’re excited to bring our innovative platform and radiology workflow solutions to RSNA, so we can show you simple it is to optimize your operations, increase profitability, and enhance the experience for patients, practices, and referring providers.

Chicago RSNA 2022 is bound to be a meeting for the history books. Whether you’re a provider, vendor, or practice, we can’t wait to connect with you! Book an appointment for RSNA 2022 here: